With the 2nd ODI match of India vs. Australia held today, Australia stood defeated by India after its chase to smash a target of 399 set by India. India’s star studded batters, Shubman Gill and Shreyas Iyer, managed to score a magnificent 200-run partnership and score unbeaten centuries, which significantly contributed to India’s total of 399 with a loss of 5 wickets.
Not only this, India’s stand-in captain KL Rahul hit a half century, while Suryakumar Yadav hit four consecutive sixes to lead India in the pursuit of victory for the second time in the ongoing series. The fans are now ready to witness if Australia can take the third match under their control, which is scheduled for September 27th.
An initiative towards a greener India
Before the match, a high-tech development dawned upon Indore’s Holkar stadium. Marking a significant contribution to India’s initiative of Green India, the Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association (MPCA) installed more than 370 solar panels at the Holkar Stadium.
During the inaugural ceremony, a number of dignitaries from BCCI and MPCA graced the occasion, along with stand-in captain KL Rahul, largely appreciating MPCA’s efforts in its quest for a pollution-free India.
Indore becomes the second centre to have solar panels installed
Along with M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, situated in Bangalore, Holkar Stadium now stands as the second stadium to avail of this high-tech facility.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) took to its official X handle to post pictures of the inaugural ceremony. These images were shared with the caption “A green initiative by the Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association as they install close to 376 solar panels in Holkar Stadium, Indore. The initiative is set to be energy-saving and reduce 277 metric tons of carbon emissions every year. “Present at the inauguration was #TeamIndia captain @klrahul with other MPCA dignitaries before the start of play today.”